清楚

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 4

Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

清楚 (-na inflection, hiragana せいそ, romaji seiso)

  1. neat and clean
  2. tidy; trim

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

清楚 (hiragana せいそ, romaji seiso)

  1. neatness and cleanliness
  2. tidiness

References[edit]

  • 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4000801112
  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qīngchǔ  →  qīngchu (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄑㄧㄥ ㄔㄨˇ  →  ㄑㄧㄥ ㄔㄨ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰiŋ⁵⁵ ʈ͡ʂʰu²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/  →  /t͡ɕʰiŋ⁵⁵ ʈ͡ʂʰu²/
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Adjective[edit]

清楚 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin qīngchǔ or qīngchu)

  1. clear; unambiguous

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used in a figurative sense (ex. to be clear on a matter), rather than in a literal sense. For the literal clear (ex. clear water), see 清澈 (qīngchè).

Antonyms[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ tɕʰiŋ˧˧tsʰo˥˧ ]

Adjective[edit]

清楚 (traditional and simplified, POJ chheng-chhó)

  1. clear; unambiguous